ugunskurs

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Latvian[edit]

Ugunskurs

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a compound, from uguns (fire) and the stem found in the verb kurt (to light, to ignite).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ugunskurs m (1st declension)

  1. fire, bonfire, campfire (a heap of flammable materials burning to provide heat)
    sildīties pie ugunskurato warm up by the (camp)fire
    dedzināt ugunskurato light the fire
    cept kartupeļus ugunskurāto bake the potatoes in the (camp)fire
    krastmalā bija sakurts ugunskurs, ap kuru sildījās ostas strādniekion the waterfront a fire was lit, around which the harbor workers warmed themselves

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